• GILMORE, JAMES S III
Candidate for 2016 Presidential Election
Campaign Status: Running
Home State: Virginia
Total Raised: $387,261Coverage End: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Personal

  • Full Name: James 'Jim' S. Gilmore III
  • Gender: Male
  • Family: Wife: Roxane; 2 Children: Ashton, Jay
  • Birth Date: 10/06/1949
  • Birth Place: Richmond, VA
  • Home City: Richmond/Alexandria, VA
  • Religion: Methodist

 

Education

  • JD, Law, University of Virginia Law School, 1974-1977
  • BA, Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia, 1967-1971

 

Political Experience

  • Candidate, United States Senate, 2008
  • Governor, Commonwealth of Virginia, 1998-2002
  • Chair, Republican National Committee, 2001-2002
  • Attorney General, Commonwealth of Virginia, 1994-1997
  • Commonwealth's Attorney, Henrico County, 1988-1993

 

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees

  • Former Chair, Congressional Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism
  • Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction

 

Professional Experience

  • Director, CACI International Incorporated, 2009-present
  • President/Chief Executive Officer, Free Congress Foundation, 2009-present
  • President, Gilmore Global Group Limited Liability Company, 2009-present
  • Former Army Intelligence Specialist, United States Army, West Germany
  • Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren Limited Liability Partnership, 2002-2008
  • Chair, Advisory Panel on E-Commerce, 1999-2000

 

Religious, Civic, and other Memberships

  • Chairman, National Council on Readiness and Preparedness, present
  • Member, River Road Methodist Church, present
  • President, USA Secure, present
  • Former Chairman of the Board of Trustees, United States Air Force Academy
Total: 1
Meet One Of The 12 People In Iowa Who Voted For Jim Gilmore

"He exceeded expectations," says Gilmore's biggest, and maybe only, fan in Des Moines.

02/02/2016
By Jennifer Bendery | The Huffington Post
Total: 20
Issue Title Candidate's Answers
1. Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right

Oppose
2. Stricter punishment reduces crime

Strongly Support
3. Marijuana is a gateway drug

Support
4. Higher taxes on the wealthy

Strongly Oppose
5. Stimulus better than market-led recovery

Support
6. Vouchers for school choice

Support
7. Make voter registration easier

No Opinion
8. Prioritize green energy

Oppose
9. Avoid foreign entanglements

Strongly Oppose
10. Expand the military

Strongly Support
11. Support & expand free trade

Support
12. Support American Exceptionalism

Oppose
13. Absolute right to gun ownership

Support
14. Expand ObamaCare

Oppose
15. Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens

Oppose
16. EPA regulations are too restrictive

Support
17. Keep God in the public sphere

Strongly Support
18. Legally require hiring more women & minorities

Support
19. Comfortable with same-sex marriage

Strongly Oppose
20. Privatize Social Security

Support
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